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The name Stansfeld was brought to England in the great wave of migration following the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Stansfeld family lived in Yorkshire. Checking further we found the name was derived from the Old English "stan," meaning "stony," and "feld," meaning "field."

Stansfeld Early Origins



The surname Stansfeld was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very early times where they were Lords of the manor of Stansfield and held that village which contained two churches and scattered moorland houses which were granted by Duke William,of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Stansfeld Spelling Variations


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Stansfeld Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stanfield, Standfield, Stansfield, Stansfeld and others.

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Stansfeld Early History


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Stansfeld Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stansfeld research. Another 208 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1508 and 1587 are included under the topic Early Stansfeld History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stansfeld Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stansfeld Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Stansfeld Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Fran Stanfield and his wife and four children who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1683.

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Stansfeld Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Stansfeld Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stansfeld Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 June 2007 at 11:30.

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